2015 Man Hours Worked1,463,279
Five-year average TRIR:0.41
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Integrity Maintenance Services

The demand for services to assure integrity of our customers energy infrastructure continues to expand. EMS is uniquely positioned as an integrated service provider to deliver a comprehensive solution, custom fit to each customer’s needs.


With an unmatched safety record, commitment to asset maintenance, and in-depth knowledge of regulatory compliance, EMS provides our customers with comprehensive integrity management and maintenance solutions. From the development and implementation of DOT compliant Integrity Management Plans (IMP) to the planning and execution of field maintenance and repairs – and from the design and management of Operation and Maintenance (O&M) programs to cathodic protection, survey and GIS / mapping services – EMS provides our customers with complete turnkey solutions for all their energy assets.

Integrity Management

EMS’ highly qualified team of compliance specialists develop and implement DOT compliant Integrity Management Plans (IMP) for our customers. Providing spill models, risk analyses, anomaly mapping, bell-hole inspections, as well as support to pipeline owners and operators in regulatory audits.

  • DOT Compliant IMPs
  • Regulatory Compliance Support Services (DOT, PHMSA, and State)
  • Full Compliance Programs
  • DOT / PHMSA Audit Preparation Support
  • 24 / 7 Pipeline Operations Control Center
  • Key Indicator Sampling and Analysis

Operation and Maintenance (O&M)

EMS Pipeline Operations offers, hands-on O&M services with its DOT / Operator Qualified staff to fully manage our customers’ assets cost-effectively. Our professionals bring decades of experience and expertise allowing our customers to adhere to increasingly complex federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. Currently EMS is providing quality O&M pipeline services for natural gas and liquids asset owners across the United States.

  • Develop and Update Regulatory Compliance Procedures, Plans, and Programs
  • Startup and Commissioning of Pipeline Facilities
  • Perform all Required Regulatory Asset Task Maintenance and Recordkeeping
  • Prepare State and Federal Filings
  • Asset Acquisition and Divestiture Due Diligence Review
  • Right of Way (ROW) Maintenance and Vegetation Control
  • One Calls and Line Locates
  • Valve Inspection and Maintenance
  • Leak Surveys
  • Pressure Regulator Inspection and Repair
  • Over-pressure / Relief Valve Inspection
  • Odorization – Concentration Testing and Unit Repair
  • Cathodic Protection Test Point Surveys and Rectifier Inspection
  • Population Density Review and Pipeline Class Survey
  • Pipeline Damage Prevention Patrols

GIS, Mapping and Surveying

EMS’ GIS/ Survey group provides both Geographic Information Systems and traditional survey work through the use of GPS, AutoCAD, ArcGIS and other high-technology applications. EMS supports its customers from pre-construction survey, to as built survey, to final GIS data management and mapping. Our GIS / Survey group provides not only in-house services, but also provides embedded employees to support our customers’ longer-term projects.

  • GIS Mapping and Data Storage
  • Database QA / QC
  • NPMS Mapping and Submission
  • One Call Technicians, Information, and Mapping
  • Routing, Construction, and As Built GPS Survey
  • Depth of Cover (DOC) Survey
  • 3D Scanning With or Without Survey (Isometric drawings, Pipe drawings, etc.)
  • AutoCAD Drawing
  • Embedded Services for GIS, Survey, CAD Drafting, Mapping, Alignments, etc.

Pipeline and Facility Maintenance

EMS provides pipeline and facility owners and operators with services in support their Integrity Management Plans (IMP). Building off the IMP, and information obtained through ILI / “smartpig” runs, direct assessments, direct examinations, and periodic integrity surveys, EMS’DOT / Operator Qualified staff performs the required repairs and services to maintain the integrity of our customers’ assets.EMS performs these services in conjunction with its Integrity Management Services as well as in support of our customers’ self-managed IMPs.

  • Integrity Digs / Anomaly Investigations
  • Pipeline Repairs, Replacement and Lowering
  • Welded Sleeves, I-Wrap, and Clock Spring Installation
  • Casing Repairs
  • Pipeline / Right-of-Way (ROW) Rerouting
  • Creek / River / Road Crossing
  • Terminal and Facility Maintenance and Upgrades
  • Gathering System Management and Integrity
  • ROW Maintenance and Vegetation Control
  • In-line Inspection (ILI) Tracking and Interpretation
  • Hydro Excavation
  • Hydrostatic Testing
  • Civil Services
  • Sandblasting and Painting

Corrosion Control and Cathodic Protection

EMS provides turnkey cathodic protection (CP) and corrosion control solutions. Our NACE certified personnel are experts in the field. Materials provided are of the highest quality and our cost-effective technical services will safeguard the integrity of our customers’ assets. EMS provides corrosion control services for new and existing pipelines, refineries and chemical plants, marine structures, above and underground storage tanks, water and waste-water systems, and electrical power plants.

  • Annual / Quarterly /Bi-Monthly CP System surveys
  • CP System Installation (Deep Anode, Conventional, Galvanic, Under Tank)
  • AC Mitigation System Installation (Grounding wells, DC Decouplers, PCRs, Coupon Test Stations)
  • Rectifier Maintenance and Repair
  • Hydro / Air Excavation – Installation of Test Stations, Bonding, etc.
  • Pipeline Integrity Surveys (Atmospheric Corrosion, Direct Assessment, Close Interval Survey, DCVG, and ACVG)
  • System Commissioning (Electrical Continuity, Troubleshooting, and Commissioning)
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